Prophets of a New Age: Counterculture and the Politics of Hope

Prophets of a New Age: Counterculture and the Politics of Hope

by Martin Green
     
 

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The "New Age," contrary to its stereotype of crystals, incense, and Tarot cards, describes important cultural movements of the 18th through 20th centuries which share a preoccupation with political change, experimental art, sex, new ideas about medicine, primitivism, and the familiar axis of love/nature/peace/spirituality. Green analyzes the influence of Gandhi,

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The "New Age," contrary to its stereotype of crystals, incense, and Tarot cards, describes important cultural movements of the 18th through 20th centuries which share a preoccupation with political change, experimental art, sex, new ideas about medicine, primitivism, and the familiar axis of love/nature/peace/spirituality. Green analyzes the influence of Gandhi, Tolstoy, Jung, William Blake, Gary Snyder, Rachel Carson, and many others, presenting an immense amount of diverse material in a coherent, imaginative, and convincing form. Now with linking index.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781604190458
Publisher:
Axios Press
Publication date:
01/16/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
485
File size:
635 KB

Meet the Author

Martin Green (1932–2010) was born in England. He was a writer, playwright, editor, and publisher. His numerous books explore psychoanalysis, philosophical nonviolence, countercultures, and adventure, among other social and intellectual topics.

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